Foundations of Education

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Quiz 3 :

World Roots of American Education

Quiz 3 :

World Roots of American Education

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Which of the following best reflects the metaphysical position underlying Plato's beliefs about education?
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As a high-school social studies teacher, you believe your students lack enough heroes and role models.You begin collaborating with an English teacher at your school to have students turn aspects of their family histories into epics that highlight the positive characteristics and admirable actions of male and female family members.In having students write, share, and discuss these personal epics, you are following most closely in the educational footsteps of which of the following groups?
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Which ancient Chinese educational legacy still influences China's education system today?
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You are a middle-school science teacher whose approach to teaching emphasizes the development of concepts (e.g., weather) through the logical study of things that are part of the concept (e.g., clouds and rain).Your approach has much in common with that of which famous educator?
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Many cultures counted on _________to transmit their cultural heritage through very gifted leaders.
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As societies changed, so did their view of the purposes of schools and the educational needs of citizens.Consequently, the content included in the curriculum changed over time.Discuss and analyze how the curriculum has changed throughout history in response to societal changes utilizing the at least three of ideals presented in this chapter.
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The early Chinese culture believed that their heritage was __________________.
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The Sophists broke with traditional Greek beliefs about education in that they
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Education in preliterate societies focused on
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Describe the education system proposed by Confucius in the second century B.C.
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In ancient Greece, why was education by the Sophists well received? How did critics view the Sophists?
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Educational opportunities for women and for citizens from lower socioeconomic classes either did not exist or were very limited throughout much of the history reviewed in the chapter.Why did these limitations exist? Analyze and illustrate how limitations in schooling opportunities and curricular programs were gradually reduced over time.
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In Plato's Republic, he
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The Greek approach of having the student immersed and participating in society can be described as
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Your colleague Brenda, a social studies teacher, believes that only the best-educated persons should be in positions of authority in the American federal government.Which of the following had views most similar to Brenda's?
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Children learn the group's language and skills and assimilate moral and religious values through ________.
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Identify the methods of teaching utilized in the seventh-century rabbinical schools in Israel and Babylonia.
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Advanced schools in ancient Egypt were established to prepare
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What are some samples of informal learning?
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For Aristotle, thinking and knowing begin with
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